DOTD announces start of $1.2M construction project to replace bridge on Jesse B Road in St. Landry Parish
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 1:37:43 PM
ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces that beginning Wednesday, February 1, construction will begin on a $1,203,879.80 project for the removal of the existing cross drain pipe and replacement with a bridge on Jesse B Road over Bayou Mallet in St. Landry Parish.

No thru-traffic will be allowed during this closure. Emergency vehicles will not have access to the area.

The project is estimated for completion in August 2023, weather permitting.

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

DOTD has the following resources in place to assist motorists.
  • MyDOTD: Motorists can receive information on local projects, lane and road closures, and other DOTD activity by signing up for MyDOTD at
  • 511 Traveler Information: Travelers can also find information regarding road closures and traffic by visiting or by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region about which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can access the system by calling 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).

Media/Public Info Contact

Deidra Druilhet
Public Information Officer